On Acceptance

Yesterday, my morning mindfulness practice focused on acceptance. I left the practice feeling ready to embrace the present reality. Then, the governor of Virginia announced that in response to the rapid rise of coronavirus, mandatory stay-at-home orders would last through June 10. Although we had already been practicing stay-at-home for more than two weeks, aContinue reading “On Acceptance”

Let be. Let go. Let in.

I have never had a quiet mind. Those who know me might even laugh at that understatement. For the most part, I embrace it! There are many benefits to having a mind that likes to stay busy. Those of us who have “unquiet minds” also tend to be planners, problem solvers, action oriented and goodContinue reading “Let be. Let go. Let in.”

10 Days & 10 Ways to Build Resilience: Day 9- Mindfulness

If you are like me, you might picture an individual in a very Zen posture in deep meditation any time someone mentioned mindfulness. Also, if you are like me, your reaction might be “who’s got time for THAT?” I’ve told myself that even if I had time, I’d be terrible at it. My mind wouldContinue reading “10 Days & 10 Ways to Build Resilience: Day 9- Mindfulness”